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How did Robbie Shakespeare die and what was his cause of death? Jamaican bassist Dead At 68


How did Robbie Shakespeare die and what was his cause of death? Jamaican bassist Dead At 68: There has been a sad demise of Robbie Shakespeare, he was a producer, the bassist and a half of powerhouse duo Robbie and Sly has died, he has died at the age of 68, Shakespeare died in a Florida hospital after undergoing kidney surgery, this is according to The Jamaica Gleaner. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com

Robbie Shakespeare

How did Robbie Shakespeare die?

As the bassist of Robbie and Sly, they not only created their own music label, they even produced their own albums, they were also the backing instruments for the likes of Joe Cocker, Mick Jagger, Robert Palmer, and Grace Jones, Shakespeare’s funky bass that you can hear in Jones iconic “Pull Up to the Bumper”, Rolling Stone has listed him as the 17th greatest bassist of all time.

Shakespeare was born in Kingston in Jamaica, she met the drummer Sly Dunbar at Channel One Studio, they quickly hit it off and started Sly & Robbie and Taxi Records, Sly & Robbie were in high demand as seasoned musicians, they have worked with Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and more.

Robbie Shakespeare Death Cause

Shakespeare’s contribution to the music scene is always going to be pretty impressive, he also helped in writing and producing “Murder She Wrote” which is one of the greatest dancehall records of all time, as producers, they helped in innovating the genre of Dancehall, as well as producing multiple tracks on No Doubt’s Rock steady.

His sad demise has bought many in despair, he was someone who was considered to be a living legend, he was one of the most seasoned and veteran artists that we had, his demise has taken a toll on many people’s lives, there are tributes all over the internet for the soul who has died at the age of 68.

It is our humble advice to the users, not to disturb the family of the deceased, they must be going through some difficult times and it is better to provide them with personal space in order to provide them to settle a bit and to gather their thoughts, our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of the deceased, he is always going to be remembered as a legend.

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Charitarth Ahlawat
Charitarth covers politics, crime, and entertainment stories throughout the state of West Bengal and North-East India. As a tri-lingual correspondent, he caters to Get India News.


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